The Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association announced it has appointed Ms Jane Halton AO PSM as its inaugural Independent Chair. Halton will bring a wealth of experience to the role, as former head of the Department of Health (2002-2014), and Department of Finance (2014-2016).
Halton has also held the positions of Chair of the Board of the World Health Organisation, President of the World Health Assembly and Chair of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Health Committee. More recently, Halton was appointed as a Commissioner on the National COVID-19 Commission Advisory Board.
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